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Alexander City is a city in Tallapoosa County.
The community was named for E.P. Alexander, railroad president.
The latitude of Alexander City is 32.943N. The longitude is -85.953W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,966.
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5% of Alexander City residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alexander City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alexander City was $17,305, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Alexander City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Alexander City include Alexander City Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Alexander City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $261. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $768.
Libraries in Alexander City include Adelia McConnell Russell Library ... View libraries
Tallapoosa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alexander City political report.
The average commute time for Alexander City workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Alexander City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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